Location: To the north of Sedona
You want a fantastic 4WD trek, but you’re short on time? Take a look at this quick, rugged Soldier Pass trail. Among the area’s red rock splendor are the stair-stepped Apache Seven Sacred Pools and the peculiar Devil’s Kitchen, both of which are easily accessible by foot and are right next to the trail. When confronted with a challenge, one does not feel intimidated. Your best chance to conquer a difficult trail may be right in front of you. Located on the outskirts of Sedona, next to a charming residential neighborhood, this off-road drive is a must-do. Because it’s a popular hiking destination and within neighborhood boundaries, proceed with caution and keep it slow. With a little bit of articulation, our high-clearance-modified jeeps are capable of tackling this secluded, beautiful terrain.
Know Before You Go: It is required to have a Soldier Pass Motorized Use Permit.
Time & Distance: The trail is less than a mile. It is possible to drive it in under an hour.
Call 928-203-7500 for Coconino National Forest, Red Rock Ranger District trail conditions.